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Big bats back Lee in Game 1 victory

Cliff Lee struck out 10 in seven innings after pitching out of early trouble, and Nelson Cruz and Bengie Molina clubbed home runs against Rays ace David Price as the Rangers won handily in Game 1 of the ALDS.

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MLB GAME PULSE: Charting the game's top moments with highlights and tweets
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Andrus, SS5010002.200
Young, M, 3B4000012.000
Hamilton, CF4110010.250
Guerrero, DH4021000.500
Cruz, N, LF4111013.250
Kinsler, 2B4110011.250
Francoeur, RF4111011.250
Cantu, 1B4000031.000
Molina, B, C4132000.750
Totals3751050810.270
Tampa BayABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Bartlett, SS3010011.333
a-Jaso, PH-C10100001.000
Upton, B, CF4000022.000
Crawford, C, LF4010002.250
Longoria, 3B4010012.250
Pena, C, 1B3000134.000
Baldelli, DH3000023.000
b-Johnson, D, PH-DH0000100.000
Zobrist, RF4121002.500
Shoppach, C3000011.000
Brignac, SS1000012.000
Rodriguez, S, 2B3000011.000
c-Joyce, PH1000012.000
Totals3416121322.176
a-Singled for Bartlett in the 8th. b-Walked for Baldelli in the 9th. c-Struck out for Rodriguez, S in the 9th.
BATTING
2B: Francoeur (1, Price), Guerrero (1, Price).
HR: Cruz, N (1, 3rd inning off Price, 0 on, 2 out), Molina, B (1, 4th inning off Price, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Hamilton; Andrus; Kinsler; Guerrero 3; Francoeur 2; Molina, B 6; Cruz, N 4.
RBI: Francoeur (1), Molina, B 2 (2), Cruz, N (1), Guerrero (1).
2-out RBI: Cruz, N; Molina, B.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cruz, N; Francoeur.
GIDP: Andrus.
Team RISP: 2-for-7.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
SB: Hamilton (1, 2nd base off Price/Shoppach).
CS: Andrus (1, 2nd base by Price/Shoppach).

FIELDING
E: Andrus (1, fielding).

BATTING
2B: Zobrist (1, Lee, Cl).
HR: Zobrist (1, 7th inning off Lee, Cl, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Bartlett; Longoria; Crawford, C; Zobrist 6; Jaso.
RBI: Zobrist (1).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Baldelli 2; Bartlett; Pena, C; Joyce.
Team RISP: 1-for-10.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Crawford, C (1, 2nd base off Lee, Cl/Molina, B).

FIELDING
E: Longoria (1, throw), Rodriguez, S (1, throw).
DP: (Longoria-Rodriguez, S-Pena, C).

TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Lee, Cl(W, 1-0)7.051101011.29
O'Day0.11000100.00
Oliver, D0.20000000.00
Feliz1.00002200.00
Totals9.061121311.00
Tampa BayIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Price(L, 0-1)6.29540825.40
Qualls1.10000000.00
Balfour1.01000000.00
Totals9.010540824.00
Pitches-strikes: Lee, Cl 104-76, O'Day 7-6, Oliver, D 6-4, Feliz 20-12, Price 107-77, Qualls 18-12, Balfour 7-5.
Groundouts-flyouts: Lee, Cl 4-3, O'Day 0-0, Oliver, D 0-2, Feliz 0-0, Price 7-4, Qualls 3-1, Balfour 2-0.
Batters faced: Lee, Cl 27, O'Day 2, Oliver, D 2, Feliz 5, Price 30, Qualls 4, Balfour 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Oliver, D 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Tim Welke. 1B: Jim Wolf. 2B: Jerry Meals. 3B: Bill Miller. LF: Jeff Kellogg. RF: Mike DiMuro.
Weather: 75 degrees, dome.
Wind: Indoors.
T: 3:06.
Att: 35,474.
Venue: Tropicana Field.
October 6, 2010
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media